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Right lane open on I-12 eastbound after accident

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Posted: Oct 1, 2010 7:51 PM by Heather Harel
Updated: Oct 2, 2010 9:32 AM
Source: Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office, Walker Police Department

  Rating: 5.0 (3 votes)

Topics: lanes, blocked, trapped, 18-wheeler, car, accident, critical, injuries, I-12

The right lane is open on Interstate 12 eastbound at mile marker 17.

I-12 westbound and the left lane eastbound are still closed due to an earlier accident involving a car and 18-wheeler. The 18-wheeler overturned and is currently in the median.

Police said a man was trapped in the car and has been transported to the hospital. As of now, his injuries are non-life-threatening. The three occupants of the 18-wheeler received minor injuries, according to authorities.

Traffic is backed up to Juban Road on I-12 east.

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